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Bears take three from Salukis

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

May 9, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

The SIU baseball team suffered a sweep at the hands of the Missouri Valley Conference's best team this weekend.No. 14 Missouri State (35-10, 12-3 MVC) extended its winning streak to nine games with a sweep against the Salukis (11...

Dawgs start slow, drops conference series to Evansville

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

May 3, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

The SIU baseball team (11-38, 6-12) lost its second straight Missouri Valley Conference series, dropping two of three at Evansville (26-19, 8-10).A slow start hurt SIU in Friday's series opener, a 4-3 Evansville victory.The Purpl...

Saluki ace sidelined by ligament tear

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

April 26, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

SIU redshirt senior ace Aaron Hauge will miss at least the next weekend with a slight tear in the ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching elbow.Hauge first felt discomfort in his left elbow in an April 10 start at Indiana State...

Saluki comeback falls short against UT-Martin

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

April 22, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

The SIU baseball team's modest two-game winning streak came to an end Wednesday night in an 11-9 loss to UT-Martin.The Salukis (9-32, 5-7) fell behind the Skyhawks (11-26, 5-13 Ohio Valley Conference) early and could not quite cat...

Salukis win second straight conference series

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

April 18, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

The SIU baseball team won its second consecutive weekend series, taking two of three games from in-state conference rival, the Illinois State Redbirds.SIU (9-31, 5-7) moved from last place into a three-way tie with ISU (18-18...

Injured infielder making strides toward return

By Thomas Donley, @tdonleyDE

April 15, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Sports

SIU sophomore second baseman Connor Kopach came one step closer to returning from a hand injury when he took pregame batting practice Tuesday night for the first time since Feb. 21.Kopach broke his left hand early in the season, b...

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